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Report of the advisory committee on women's health research issues
Contains a list of recommendations regarding women's health research issues, the status of such issues, and the potential for undertaking such research in Canada.
Published: 1994
Proceedings from the third annual conference on sex and gene expression  
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/about/publications/sage3_report.pdf
Presents data and explores how biological sex influences the expression of genetic information throughout life - from embryonic development through adulthood. (See Details)
Published: 2002
New contributions to the analysis of poverty: methodological and conceptual challenges to understanding poverty from a gender pe  
http://www.eclac.cl/publicaciones/UnidadMujer/5/LCL1955/lcl1955i.pdf
Outlines, focussing on Latin America, concepts and methodologies needed to understand poverty from a gender perspective. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women take care: gender, race, and the culture of AIDS
Provides an analysis of women, AIDS, and representation (in both print and visual culture) with a specfic focus on the issue of care and the "good woman" figure.
Published: 2001
The gender workplace health gap in Europe
Looks at how embedded gender assumptions affect occupational health.
Published: 2003
Women and heart health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40818
Identifies the unique signs of heart attack in women and lists tips for improving heart health. (See Details)
Published: 2001-2005
Gender and blindness  
http://www.who.int/entity/gender/other_health/en/genderblind.pdf
Examines differences between men and women and blindness, including how women bear a greater burden of blindness than men and women's barriers to use of eye-care services. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The gender balance of employment in rural and small town Canada  
http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/21-006-XIE/21-006-XIE2002003.pdf
Analyses rural-urban differences in the patterns of employment of women and men. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender differences in smoking uptake and tobacco use among adolescents
Presents a literature review of gender differences in the predictors of smoking acquisition by adolescents.
Published: 1995
Gender, health and development in the Americas: basic indicators, 2005  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/GE/GenderBrochure05.pdf
Provides basic statistical indicators that illustrate the differences between women and men in terms of health status and its socioeconomic determinants. (See Details)
Published: 2005